Local Business

Local businesses that go above and beyond honoured at annual gala

Better Business Bureau of Vancouver Island Torch Awards go Nov. 2 at the Union Club

Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell says mayor-elect Haynes has been campaigning for four years

Atwell calls time in mayor’s office a “struggle” in saying he was only vote on council

Greater Victoria home builders knock down speculation tax

VRBA’s Casey Edge calls speculation tax “dishonest” and ineffective in dealing with housing crisis

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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors
Sears Canada job losses very sad, says former executive

Jusu adds hemp extract to the menu in Greater Victoria

Food and beverage product to be enhanced with hemp extract

  • Oct 17, 2018

New Victoria ReStore location opens Oct. 27

New Tillicum location helps bargain hunters and Habitat for Humanity

Mt. Washington to open ZipTour

Multi-stage zipline is largest summer investment in resort’s history

  • Oct 16, 2018

Find your future at Black Press career fair in Victoria

More than 70 booths expected at Bay Street Armoury on Oct. 25

Goat troopers reclaim overgrown Vancouver Island park

No kidding, goats weed out invasive plants north of Parksville

Feds kick in $3.4 million for Island-built firefighting planes

Coulson Aviation’s new 737 FireLiner the first of its kind in aerial firefighting industry

Nominations are in for Saanich Peninsula’s annual business awards

Awards presented Oct. 18 during Butchart Gardens event

  • Oct 10, 2018

Free movie screenings at UVic film industry event

Collection of short films at Cinecenta during Reel Careers in Film and Media

New Island Good program a raging success

Island Good expands at Island Economic Summit

South Island Prosperity Project brings Victoria to international AI stage

CEO shared Victoria’s plan to create a more sustainable, convenient transportation network

  • Oct 2, 2018

Victoria’s Jill Van Gyn of FATSO peanut butter to appear on Dragon’s Den

The company will be featured on the Sept. 27 episode of the popular show highlighting Canadian businesses

Tofino Bus launches shipping service to replace Greyhound across Vancouver Island

Affordable, same day and next day freight options are available as Greyhoubd Package Express ends

Cook Street Marketplace closing after 32 years

Owner John de Jong says it’s time to pursue his love of music

West Coast sailing rough employment seas to help fish processing thrive

Big Read: Fish processors casting a wide net to overcome employment challenges

Collaboration key to Sooke brewers’ success

‘Sooke is the next big thing,’ says local brewer

  • Sep 7, 2018

B.C.’s oldest bakery shuts down in Victoria

Willie’s Bakery, originally established in 1887, has closed its doors